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In December 2016, KrebsOnSecurity broke the news that fraud teams at a number of banks were seeing a pattern suggesting a widespread, malware based, payment card breach across some 5,000 hotels worldwide owned by InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). In February, IHG acknowledged a breach but said it appeared to involve only a dozen properties. Now, IHG has released data showing [...]

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In a statement released yesterday, Hilton Hotels confirmed it had been hit by a malware data breach that stole customer payment data at the checkout, becoming the latest hotel chain to be hacked in an horrendous run of online assaults hitting the hospitality sector recently. The statement reads: Hilton Worldwide has identified and taken action to [...]

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